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Hamilton County Confirms Three More CoViD Positives Wednesday, Saline County Adds Five

Egyptian Health Department was notified on September 9, 2020, of five Saline County residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include:

 Saline County
o a male, in his 20’s, at home and in isolation
o a male, in his 20’s, case status in progress
o a female, in her 30’s, at home and in isolation
o a female, in her 40’s, at home and in isolation
o a female, in her 40’s, at home and in isolation

To date, Saline County has had a total of 194 lab confirmed positives, including 3 deaths, White County has had a total of 145 lab-confirmed positives, and Gallatin County has a total of 69 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 2 deaths. The Illinois Department of Public Health, their healthcare provider, and the individuals have all been notified and are monitoring the situation.

Hamilton County Health Department has been notified of three additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Hamilton County residents:

Male in his 50’s
Male in his 50’s (late addition from 09/08/2020)
Female child (late addition from 09/08/2020)

To date:

  • There have been  53 lab-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Hamilton County.
  • One person who was a positive lab-confirmed case passed away.
  • 48 people have recovered.
  • 4 people are currently isolating at home.

Hamilton County Health Department continues to investigate each case ensuring the isolation of the positive patient.  In addition, Hamilton County Health Department places close contacts that have had exposure to the positive patient on quarantine for a minimum of 14 days.  This would allow symptoms to develop and pass without posing risk to others.  If you are contacted by public health officials, please respond promptly.

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